Leif Johnson

Obituary of Leif Eric Johnson

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Leif Eric Johnson 12/16/1971 - 12/28/2020 Leif suddenly & unexpectedly passed away at his home on December 28th of 2020. Leif is survived by his Wife Kelly & Children William & Bailey Molnar, Parents Jerry & Nellie,Brother Ryan & Kesha, & numerous Aunts & Uncles, cousins, nieces & nephews. Leif was born in West Seattle, however the family moved back to Bellingham before Leif celebrated his first birthday. Leif attended Marietta Elementary School, Shuksan Jr. High School, & Graduated from Bellingham High School in 1990. During Leif’s school years he always enjoyed turning out for sports activities, but basketball was his primary sport activity during his High School Years. Through self determination & lots of practice Leif became a varsity basketball team member during his senior year. Leif also attended Western Washington College. Leif’s first full time job was with Puget Sign Company, however he was employed for the last 27 years at The Sign Post in Bellingham. Leif was a very dedicated & loyal part of the Sign Post team & enjoyed his job & those he worked with and for. Leif married Kelly Hamel on June 3rd of 2000 & they were happily married for 20 years while raising William & Bailey throughout their school years, faithfully attending all sports activities and seeing their children become responsible adults. Leif & Kelly became dedicated Husky Football fans, attending numerous home games at Husky Stadium & faithfully watching all away games on TV. Leif & Kelly followed Baylor Football during the years that Bailey attended Baylor University. They both really enjoyed watching all Seahawk games together. Leif really enjoyed his Fantasy Football with his friends too! Leif really enjoyed & Loved Ryan & Kesha’s children Kai, Ashtyn, & Trey.Kelly & Leif often invited the kids for sleep overs, which typically involved taking them to some fun activities too! As the saying goes: “Our Loved one’s never truly leave us” A celebration of Leif’s life will be held on Saturday January 16, 2021 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at Squalicum Boathouse, 2600 N Harbor Loop Dr. Bellingham, WA 98225 and can also be viewed virtually by visiting “Kelly leif Johnson” Facebook page.
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Celebration of Life

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Squalicum Boathouse in Zuanich Point Park
2600 Harbor Loop Dr.
Bellingham, Washington, United States
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